Activities to entertain both you and your child!  Includes tips for getting ready for school.

Use these farm pictures to enhance any lesson, activity, or bulletin board!  Supplement farm pictures using items from the "Animal Pictures" item (link below under related items).

This book is great for beginning readers.  It lets students practice reading the words I and am, and has pictures above the other words!

Identify a child's motor skills and self-help abilities with this checklist.

Use this rubric to help assess students' writing abilities and weaknesses.  Categories include focus, content, organization, and conventions.

Download the entire set of Classroom Times newsletters or choose from Back to School, Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer templates.

Give your students a card for St. Patrick's Day with this message:

"May the luck of the Irish be with you.  Happy St. Patrick's Day!"

Note card words include to, you, have, do, what, no, see, look, a, my, the, I, like, go, we, on, they, of, are, that.

High frequency word list for Kindergarteners and common words in writing are available as well.

Analyze a child's work habits by using the checklist provided for each category:  separation, self-care, physical development, social skills, emotional development, speech and language development, memory and attention span, math and science, literacy, creativity, self-identity, group time behaviors, and interaction with adults.

Use this sheet to organize your students' different transportation.  If transportation varies, make a separate list for each day of the week.  12 lines for Walkers, 16 lines for Car Riders, 6 lines for Other, and 12 lines for Bus Riders.  (Note:  If additional lines are needed for Bus Riders, list can continue under "Other.")

Print this page and trace or stamp children's hands on the right side.

Let children decorate it to look like a turkey and send it home as a Thanksgiving card!

This reading log lets students record the title of the book and circle whether they 'liked' or 'did not like' the book.

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